Dementia Canterbury Annual Appeal

Please give generously to Dementia Canterbury during their annual appeal this coming Friday and Saturday. They do amazing work in supporting people living with dementia and their carers and rely heavily on funds raised in this appeal. #dementianz #dementiaawareness If you are can help please contact appeal@dementiacanterbury.org.nz Thank you everyone for your support from all […]

635,657 rugby injury claims made in NZ over 13 years – research

Te Whanganui-a-Tara – A total of 635,657 rugby injury claims were made to the Accident Compensation Corporation for players aged five to 40 years between 2005 and 2017, a nationwide study of injury insurance claims shows. More than three quarters of claims (76 percent) were for soft-tissue injuries, 11 percent resulting from fractures or dislocations, 6.7 percent from […]

Urgent govt action needed for Aotearoa’s New Zealand dementia plan

October 19, 2021 New Zealand can expect a major spike in dementia cases particularly among Māori, Pasifika and Asian communities, according to a new study. Existing dementia support services are already struggling to cope with the increasing demand and are genuinely concerned about the sizeable dementia challenge facing New Zealand, Dementia NZ chief executive Scott […]